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Economic court of Ukraine decided to return to the state of 94.5% stake in the airline “Dniproavia”. The carrier, when Viktor Yushchenko was sold to “Accountants”, which is associated with Igor Kolomoisky
Economic court of Ukraine is obliged to transfer to the state of 94.5% stake in the airline “Dniproavia”. This was stated by the public Prosecutor of the country Yury Lutsenko on his page in Facebook.
“Today the decision of Economic court on representation of the Dnipropetrovsk regional Prosecutor’s office of 94.5% shares of OJSC “Aviation company “Dniproavia” is obliged to write off in favor of the state”, — wrote Lutsenko. “Boris Filatov (the mayor of the city of the Dnieper. — RBC) seems to be a lot of saved. The new airport won’t have to build,” — said Lutsenko.
According to the publication “Ukrainian news”, we are talking about court proceedings under the claim of Fund of state property to “Accountants” with the requirement to cancel the contract of purchase and sale by results of the privatization tender dated 28 August 2009, during the presidency of Viktor Yushchenko.
The requirement of the state property Fund of termination of the agreement based on the assertion that “Accountants” underfunded update of the international airport Dnipropetrovsk, separated from the airline after privatization in 2011 and converted into its subsidiary, the publication adds.
Dniproavia is a Ukrainian airline based in the city of Dnepr (former Dnepropetrovsk). 94,57% stake in the airline owned by “Accountants”, which, according to Ukrainian media, controlled by the Privat group of billionaire Igor Kolomoisky.
According to SPARK, “Dniproavia” belongs to “Accountants”, which head is Yuri Pugach. He is also the former head of JSC “Privat-intertreyding”, one of the owners of which is Kolomoisky.